Spring has sprung, and it’s time to get your car ready for the warmer temperatures and road trips that lay ahead. To help you get your vehicle in tip-top shape, the service technicians at Lewisville Volkswagen have put together some helpful spring car maintenance tips.
Check your alignment and suspension
Texas experienced an unprecedentedly cold winter this year, which can put stress on your vehicle’s suspension and alignment. Bring your vehicle in to Lewisville Volkswagen to have your struts and shocks inspected.
Inspect your wiper blades
After dry, frigid winter temperatures, your windshield wipers might be too worn to keep April showers out of your vision. Stay safe and make sure your wiper blades are free of cracks or tears. If you spot damage, it time to replace them.
Top off your fluids
As the weather starts to warm up, make sure your engine fluids are appropriately full. If you run out of coolant, your engine could overheat during Texas’ trademark scorching summers.
Monitor tire pressure
Tire pressure fluctuates in tandem with temperature changes, which becomes problematic during spring’s indecisive weather. Stay safe by checking to make sure that your tires are inflated to a PSI within the manufacturer’s suggested range,
Spring is in the air in Texas, which means tulips,
daffodils, and hyacinths are spreading fragrant, colorful cheer around the
Dallas-Fort Worth area. Here is a list of Lewisville Volkswagen’s top suggestions
to view spring blooms near Dallas-Fort Worth this spring.
Gardens at Heritage Park
The Botanical Garden in Grapevine, is a beautiful spot to soak in the glory of spring. With picturesque fountains and bridges, Grapevine Botanical Gardens makes an excellent backdrop for family photos. Guided tours and classes on pruning plants and birdwatching are fabulous ways to spend an afternoon with your family.
Rich Lubke Community
Families looking to spend some time in nature don’t have to venture far thanks to the Rich Lubke Community Organic Garden. This community garden provides fresh produce to those who utilize the meal services provided by the Salvation Army. Community members can adopt a plot in the garden and grow produce in order to help give back to those less fortunate.
Dallas Arboretum and
Located in nearby Dallas, this expansive botanical garden may just be the most beautiful garden of its kind in the world. For six weeks this spring, visit the garden to experience over 500,000 tulip blooms and over 100 varieties of unique spring bulbs in addition to events for children, food tastings, and live music.
If you’ve caught the gardening bug, visit Lewisville Volkswagen to find an SUV that can accommodate your landscaping needs.